In the northern darkness there is a fish and his name is K’un.

Just realized that there is some parallel between the Chinese Giant Fish Kun (鲲) and the Jewish Giant Fish Leviathan.

Similarly, Chinese Giant Bird Peng (鹏) = Jewish Giant Bird Ziz.

In the northern darkness there is a fish and his name is K’un. The K’un is so huge I don’t know how many thousand li he measures. He changes and becomes a bird whose name is P’eng. The back of the P’eng measures I don’t know how many thousand li across and, when he rises up and flies off, his wings are like clouds all over the sky. When the sea begins to move, this bird sets off for the southern darkness, which is the Lake of Heaven.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peng_(mythology)

As Leviathan is the king of fishes, so the Ziz is appointed to rule over the birds. His name comes from the variety of tastes his flesh has; it tastes like this, zeh, and like that, zeh. The Ziz is as monstrous of size as Leviathan himself. His ankles rest on the earth, and his head reaches to the very sky.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ziz

Clockwise from left: Behemoth (on earth), Ziz (in sky), and Leviathan (under sea). From Wikipedia.

Cool picture of Giant Fish Kun from Baidu.

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